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Apple Working on 3D Camera for New iPhone





Apple is planning to equip the next-generation iPhone with a 3D camera. According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the company has teamed with LG Innotek to develop a new sensor. By the way, this is the same company that supplies Apple with dual cameras for the iPhone 7 Plus.


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Friday, November 25th, 2016. 14:30

Apple Patents Foldable iPhone with Flexible Display



The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recently published Apple’s patent application describing a foldable iPhone with flexible display.

The body of the handset will be foldable and may use different types of hinges. To make the smartphone display flexible enough, it would be placed in a way that would allow it to bend when the housing moves.


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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016. 18:07

Samsung to Release Glossy Black Galaxy S7 in December



Apple’s main rival, Samsung, is planning to release a Jet Black version of the Galaxy S7 as soon as early next month. The report comes from The Korea Herald and looks quite legitimate.


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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016. 15:32

Apple to Release 3 iPhone 8 Models in 2018 - Analyst



As noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will release three iPhone models in 2018. Only one will get an OLED display.


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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016. 15:20

Demand for iPhone 7 Has Peaked - Ming-Chi Kuo



According to the latest report from usually reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the demand for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has reached its peak and starts to become weaker.


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Tuesday, November 15th, 2016. 14:16

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Apple to Launch New ‘Jet White’ iPhone 7 Soon - Rumor



According to the latest report from a Japanese website Macotakara, Apple is planning to release a ‘Jet White’ iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus color option. Since the demand for the glossy black model is incredibly strong, the company may release a similar white smartphone.


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Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. 13:08

Samsung to Unveil Siri Rival Alongside Galaxy S8



According to the latest report from Reuters, Samsung will introduce the AI-based virtual assistant alongside the Galaxy S8. It will be called Bixby and most likely, Apple and Google will get a new powerful rival.


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Monday, November 7th, 2016. 14:08

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at them right now.

Most of the articles this week deal with the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units released in October and their specs. There are also several posts that tell us about iOS and Android global market share, rumors dealing with the iPhone SE, and the long-awaited AirPods.


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Sunday, November 6th, 2016. 14:17

Apple Won’t Release New iPhone SE in 2017, Sell Less iPhones



According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won’t release an updated 4-inch iPhone SE model next year. The expert also expects that Apple’s smartphone sales will continue to decline.


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Saturday, November 5th, 2016. 17:08

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Android Dominates Global Smartphone Market in Q3 2016



While iOS global market share and iPhone shipments continue to decline, Android devices continue to gain momentum. According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Android share reached nearly 88% in the third calendar quarter of 2016, leaving iOS with 12.1% far behind.


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Thursday, November 3rd, 2016. 13:27

Apple Releases New iPhone 7 Commercial [Video]



Apple has released a new iPhone 7 commercial highlighting stereo speakers and water resistance of the new smartphone. You can take a look at the short clip either below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel.


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Thursday, November 3rd, 2016. 13:25

Half of Former Galaxy Note 7 Users to Switch to iPhone – IDC



According to the latest report from IDC, nearly a half of former Galaxy Note 7 units are planning to switch to the iPhone. This seems to be true as Apple reported a record number of Android switchers in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016. The results of the survey can’t be taken for granted as they include data from only 24 Galaxy Note 7 users. Still, they demonstrate a possibility for Apple to benefit from Samsung’s misfortune.


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Saturday, October 29th, 2016. 12:48

Barack Obama Makes Fun of Galaxy Note 7 and Samsung [Video]



The jokes about exploding Galaxy Note 7 have reached a new level. Barack Obama has made fun of Samsung and its phone that catches fire during his speech at Miami Dade college in Florida.

Below you can take a look at the short video posted to YouTube showing the fragment from Obama’s speech.


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Saturday, October 22nd, 2016. 13:25

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Watch This iPhone 7 Plus vs Google Pixel Speed Test [Video]



The iPhone 7 Plus has beaten the Google Pixel in real life speed test. While it is already known that Apple’s flagship device perform better in benchmarks, the real-life testing gives us a better idea of what we can expect from the device during the day-to-day use. Below you can watch a video showing both smartphones undergoing a series of tests posted to YouTube by SuperSaf TV.


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Saturday, October 22nd, 2016. 12:20

Samsung Permanently Stops Galaxy Note 7 Production



Samsung has permanently stopped the production of the Galaxy Note 7. Such decision comes after dozens of reports about exploding handsets from both old and new batch that was believed to be safe. The company will focus on the development of the new Galaxy S8 model as well as sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.


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Wednesday, October 12th, 2016. 13:07